Tax Specialist (Investment Management)

To assist the tax manager, in conjunction with the Legal, Investment and Operations teams, to provide quality and timely tax advisory services in relation to direct investments (during the acquisition, asset management and disposal phase of the investment cycle), to coordinate strategic tax initiatives for all investments across Europe, and to comply with the group tax policy and maintain an acceptable level of tax risk.

Key Responsibilities
* To provide tax advice and lead on M&A projects
* To manage correspondence and potential disputes with the relevant tax authority
* To manage and coordinate the timely tax advice on enquires raised by other teams
* To liaise and communicate with external tax advisors where necessary
* To evaluate tax risks, balance risk with business objectives and make recommendations
* To draft tax reports and communicate with HQ
* To ensure tax filing and compliance are met and in good order on a daily basis

Skills / Experience
* 3 years' experience working in tax
* University degree in a related field
* Qualified or part qualified UK tax advisor is preferred
* Knowledge and experience of international tax issues
* Knowledge of Corporate Tax and Transfer Pricing
* Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Positive 'can-do' attitude and approach with strong team working/collaboration
* Willingness to take ownership and work in a 'hands on' environment
* Confident and articulate team player who demonstrates a high level of initiative and good lateral thinking skills
* Ability to work under pressure, multi task and meet deadlines
* Competence of drafting formal tax report in Chinese is preferable